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Scientific Computing with Python and Fortran


HT2021, 7.5 ECTS


This course is intended for students with basic knowledge of programming in any language who would like to learn the techniques of scientific programming. The course covers scientific programming in Python, including writing numerical codes with NumPy, data handling, visualisation with Matplotlib and ParaViews, writing user interfaces with Qt, and creating Python environments for scientific applications. It also covers using the compiled language Fortran, stand-alone or via mixed-language programming with Python.

For students without basic programming knowledge in C, C++ or Fortran this course will equip you with the required prerequisites for the course "Parallel programming of HPC systems", which is scheduled to be given in spring term 2022.


  • Basic skills in MATLAB or Python


The course is delivered online via Zoom and Canvas. Lectures are on Tuesdays 13-15 and Fridays 13-15, starting on 7 September at 13:15.


Course organiser: Jonas Lindemann (LUNARC)


Registration is now closed.

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